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SMR172CD

 

Donny & Diane - With Special Guest Alex McIntyre

18 Tracks of music played by Donny Smith on 5 Row Button Key Accordion, Diane Mearns on MIDI Piano Accordion and featuring Alex McIntyre on MIDI 3 Row Button Key Accordion.

Tunes
1. Medley - Road To The Isles, 8th Battalion Black Watch at Passchendaele (P.M. S Bremner), Moulin Dhu 2. Waltz - Skye Boat Song, Skyline Of Skye (D Heneker)(Dedicated to John and Beryl McSwan) 3. 2/4 Marches - Colin Thomson (P.M. R Campbell), Leaving Glen Urquhart (W Macdonald) 4. Jigs - David Ross, Rocking the Baby, The Rakes of Kildare 5. Beguine - Alex McIntyre Solo Gretna Serenade (Alex McIntyre) 6. 6/8 March and Reel - Thoughts Of Bobby MacLeod (Ian Holmes), Mary MacLeod Of Upper Shader(Donny Smith) 7. Waltz - Ribhinn Coimhneall, Westering Home, In Praise Of Islay 8. 4/4 Marches - Ladies from Hell (J MacMillan Tait), Jim Barrie (J Shand, MBE), Darrell Waddens (Brenda Stubbert) 9. Tunes to the rhythm of the Harris Tweed Loom 10. 2/4 & 6/8 Marches - Royal Scottish Pipers Society (R Campbell), Jim Ritchie's March (Bobby MacLeod) 11. Medley - I See Mull, Leaving Barra (M MacKinnon), Bonnie Hoose O’ Airlie, Kirkwall Bay (J Shand, MBE) 12. Waltz - Alex McIntyre Solo Rural Life (A McKenzie Davidson) 13. Medley - The Old Wife of the Mill Dust (Trad), Duncan MacKay of Halkirk (J MacKay), Stornoway Castle (PR MacLeod) 14. Medley - Sir Thomas Wardle of Western Australia (Ian Powrie), J F MacKenzie Esq. Of Garrynahine (W Ross), Alistair ‘Bongo’ McNab (Donny Smith) 15. Waltz - Fagail Ghlaschu (R. MacDonald), Mo Mhathair (N. MacLean) 16. Reel - Alex McIntyre Solo Northlands 17. Jigs - Hebridean Jig (arr Donny Smith), Dunacht Head, Drummond Castle 18. Reels - Eight Men of Moidart, Pipers Cave, Back O’ Benachie

Price £12.00 (Free Postage)


SMR171CD

 

Donny & Diane - Simply Traditional

10 Tracks of music played by Donny Smith on 5 Row Button Key Accordion and Diane Mearns on MIDI Piano Accordion. CLICK on links to listen to samples of tracks.

Tunes
1. 4/4 Marches (4.48)
Ladies from Hell (J MacMillan Tait) Jim Barrie (J Shand, MBE) Darrell Waddens (Brenda Stubbert)
2. Waltz (2.58)
Murdo Macleod, Bragar. "Murchadh Doanie" (Donny Smith)
3. Jigs (3.08)
David Ross (Angus Macaulay) Rocking the Baby (Trad) The Rakes of Kildare (Trad)
4. Slow Waltz (3.20)
Dark Island (Iain McLachlan)
5. 2/4 Marches (3.22)
Colin Thomson (PM. R Campbell) Leaving Glen Urquhart (W Macdonald)
6. Irish Waltz (3.50)
Come Back to Ireland (Trad) Boston City (Trad)
7. 6/8 Marches (2.30)
8th Battalion Black Watch at Passchendaele (PM. S Bremner) Wade’s Welcome to Inverness (PM. R Meldrum)
8. Waltz (3.55)
Bonnie Strathyre (Trad) Come by the hills (Trad)
9. Reels (4.13)
Eight Men of Moidart (Trad) Pipers Cave (Trad) Back O’ Benachie (Trad)
10. Finale (4.32)
The West`s Awake (Trad) Carnival is over (Trad)

Price £12.00 (Free Postage)


SMR170CD

 

Donny & Diane play Gaelic, Pipe and Irish Tunes

14 Tracks of music played by Donny Smith on MIDI 5 Row Button Key Accordion and Diane Mearns on MIDI Piano Accordion. CLICK on links to listen to samples of tracks.

Tunes
1. 2/4 Marches - Pipe Major Jim Christie of Wick (A. Harper) The Crags of Stirling (MacKay)
2. Gaelic Waltz - Soiridh Leis Na Fuar Bheann, Eilean Beag Donn A Chuain (D. Morrison), Ho Ro Mo Nighean Donn
3. Jigs - Hebridean Jig (arr Donny Smith), Dunacht Head, Drummond Castle
4. Irish Waltz - The Flower of Sweet Strabane, Old Ardboe, I'll Remember You Love In My Prayers
5. Marches - Mairi's Wedding, Cutting Bracken, Calum's Ceilidh
6. Gaelic Waltz - Fagail Ghlaschu (R. MacDonald), Mo Mhathair (N. MacLean)
7. 2/4 & 6/8 Marches - Royal Scottish Pipers Society (R Campbell), Jim Ritchie's March (Bobby MacLeod)
8. Gaelic Waltz - Fear A Bhata (Jean Finlayson), Maighdeanan na h-airigh, Tha Mo Spiorad Cianail (Ferguson)
9. Highland Schottische - Clan Macquarrie Community Centre (Donny Smith), M'eudail air do shuilean donna
10. Gaelic Waltz - Calum Sgaire (C. MacAulay), Tha Mi Dol Dhachaidh (Peggy Smith), Ho Mhairi
11. 6/8 Marches - Dr J G Hunter of Aultbea (A. Downie), Pipe Major Donald MacLean of Lewis (P.M. D. MacLeod)
12. Gaelic Waltz - Gleann An Fhraoich (M. Morrison), Guma Slan Don Ribhinn Oig, Oran Na Navy, Oigh Loch Na Madadh
13. Irish Jig & Reels - Lilting Banshee, Round The Irish Coast (Donny Smith), The Jolly Beggarman
14. Gaelic Waltz - S'Fhada Bhuam Thar A Chuan (D MacRae), Far An Og Rinn Mi Mireadh (M. Morrison), Tiughainn Leam's Dean Cabhaig (Morrison, Ness), Calum A' Ghlinne

Price £12.00 (Free Postage)


SMR009CD

 

Willie McGuire - BOXing CLEVER

This CD is a re-release of an album originally recorded in 1991 and includes 16 tracks of accordion music by Billy McGuire on 3-Row Button Key accordion. Willie is one of the greatest exponents of this instrument. CLICK on links to listen to samples of tracks.

Tunes
1. Medley Captain Iain Peterson, Willie McGuire's Compliments to Jimmy and Joan Blue, The Auld Fiddler
2. Jigs Jackson's Jig, Sheena's Wedding, Sarah and Katie's Jig 3. Waltz Margaret McGuire's Waltz
4. Chinese Melodeon Royal Scots Polka, The Laddie wi' the Plaidie, Roll Her on the Hill 5. French Waltz Aubade Charmeuse 6. Medley Scott Skinner's Compliments to Doctor MacDonald, Miller o' Hirn, Iain Peterson's Compliments to Jack Delaney 7. Reels Return to Camden Town, Collier's Reel, The Smiles and Tears of Erin 8. Polka Graham Irvine's Polka
9. Continental Bel Fiore 10. 6/8 Marches Norman and Sheila Williams of East Kilbride, Neil MacMillan of Balmaha
11. Irish Waltzes The Old Bog Road, Tipperary So Far Away, Skibbereen, Take Me Home To Mayo 12. Polka Wee David 13. Medley Callum MacLeod of Upper Shader, Lt McGuire's Jig, Peter MacKinnon of Skeabost 14. Colombian Waltz Buenaventura 15. Medley The Balmoral Highlanders, Wilbert and Anne MacDonald of Oban 16. Slow Air Isle of Innisfree

Price £12.00 (Free Postage)


SMR163CD

 

Jimmy Cassidy - The Lang Road Hame

This CD includes 17 tracks of Accordion Music by Jimmy Cassidy on piano accordion. This album shows off not only Jimmy's dexterity, but also his arranging and programming skills. The CD includes music from the traditional Scottish genre to more modern and Latin type pieces. CLICK on links to listen to samples of tracks.

Tunes
1 GAY GORDONS The Crags of Tumbledown Mountain, The 8th Argylls Farewell To The 116th Regiment de Ligne, Jim Ritchie’s March 2 REELS Frank & Maureen Robb, The Exclusive Reel, Lugging’ The Box, The Cape Bretton Fiddler’s Welcome To The Shetland Isles 3 Autumn Leaves (Les Feuilles Mortes)
4 6/8 MARCHES Drumloist, Findlay J. MacDonald 5 SLOW AIR Lament For The Death Of The Rev. Archie Beaton 6 SAMBA Brazil 7 WALTZ John and Eleanor’s Waltz 8 JIGS Jackson’s Bottle of Claret, Jim Kennedy’s Jig, Mrs Helen Jamieson, Caliope House 9 GAELIC WALTZES Mo Mhathair, Farewell to Fiunary, Rubha Bhatairnis, Soraidh 10 2/4 MARCHES Mrs H.L. MacDonald of Dunach, Jimmie Robertson
11 MUSETTE Vevette 12 MARCHES Farewell To The Riverside, The Angel’s Share, Bob Laing’s Bunnet, Fred Murray’s Welcome Home 13 REELS The Well Wynd, Jessie Stuarts Welcome To Dufftown, Bessie Bells Reel, Clancy’s Salsa 14 Cute 15 MARCH, STRATHSPEY & REEL The March To The Pub, The Lang Road Hame, The Hangover 16 June In January, Just One More Chance 17 REELS Miss Jean C. Milligan, The College Hornpipe, The Anvil, Mary Printy

Price £12.00 (Free Postage)


SMR161CD

 

Willie Lawrie - Gleann Bhaile Chaoil

This CD includes 21 tracks of mostly Traditional Scottish Accordion Music by Willie Lawrie on piano accordion, Jimmy Cassidy on 2nd accordion, bass and keyboards and Graham Sherrit on drums. CLICK on links to listen to samples of tracks.

Tunes
1. 2/4 Pipe Marches John McDonald of Glencoe Willie McColl 2. Shetland Two-Step Ronald Cooper
3. Waltz Rothesay Bay, Bonny Gallowa, Cheryl Elizabeth, Heathers Lullaby, 4. Reels The Duke of Perth, Lady MacKenzie of Coull, The Breakdown 5. Jigs Hot Punch, Major Mackie, Humours of Glendart 6. Oban Medley The Hills of Lorn, Bonnie Oban Bay, Duncan Campbell of Oban 7. Polka The Pipes and Drums of Powell River
8. 6/8 Pipe Marches Farewell to the Creeks General Hunt's Welcome to the Queen's Own Highlanders
9. Continental Waltz Kufshteiner Lied 10. Gay Gordons The Headlands, Back Pedalling Mudguard, The Brig O' Blair 11. Jigs Lamb Skinnet, Jackie Dunn, John Carmichaels Jig 12. Pipe Mary Darroch, In The Gloamin, Glen Striven 13. Gaelic Waltz Sine Bhan, Leaving Stornoway, The Surge of the Sea, Mist Covered Mountains
14. Retreat Marches Battle of the Somme, Angus Griffen, Alasdair MacInnes of Glencoe 15. 2/4 and 6/8 Pipe Marches Ian Powrie's Farewell to Scotland, My Own Lass 16. Strathspey (96 Bars) Mrs Margaret E Campbell, John Stephen of Chance Inn, Margaret's Fancy 17. Polka The Kerrera Polka 18. 6/8 Pipe Marches Tug Argan Gap, Rab's Wedding 19. Continental Polka Heinzelmannchen 20. Reels Roxburgh Castle, Balmullo House, George Meikle, Mickie Ainsworth 21. Slow Air Gleann Bhaile Chaoil

Price £12.00 (Free Postage)

The Best of Donny and Diane's Highland Ceilidh Band
SMR160CD
The Best of Donny and Diane's Highland Ceilidh Band - Compilation
Donny & Diane's Highland Ceilidh Band

This CD includes 24 tracks of mostly traditional Scottish Accordion Music. (Approximately 76 minutes of music) Tracks are taken from previous recordings.

Tunes - Click on MP3 links to hear samples
1. Jigs - Drumdelgie (MP3), Tailor's Wedding, Contented Wi' Little 2. Medley - MacGregor of Rora, Jim and Flora Best of Cardross, The Gentle Milkmaid 3. Highland Schottische - The Haughs of Cromdale, Lady MacKenzie of Gairloch 4. Slow Waltz - The Lambs on the Green Hills 5. Highland Reels - Be Sud An Duinne Truagh Mi, The Kilt is My Delight, Granny Duncan 6. Jigs - Donnie and Eileen Campbell's Jig, O As I Was Kissed Yestreen, Molly of the Golden Locks 7. Gaelic Waltzes - Far An Og Rinn Mi Mireadh, Fagail Liosmor, Tom an T'Shearrich 8. 6/8 Marches - HRH Princess Alexandra's Welcome to Wick, Kenneth J MacLeod 9. Slow Waltz - Memories of Dr John Angus Smith 10. Pipe Reels - The Ale is Dear, Tail Toddle, Christopher John Robertson of Tarbert, The High Road to Linton 11. Retreats - Bloody Fields Of Flanders, The Hebridean Heroes In Flanders 12. Pipe Jigs - Archie Beag, Jean McLean, Paddy's Leather Breeches 13. 2/4 Marches - Renfrewshire Militia, P/M George Ross' Farewell To The Black Watch 14. Tunes to the Rhythm of The Harris Tweed Loom Two Highland Airs rearranged by Donny Smith to suit the rhythm of the loom. 15. Medley - Angus Alexander Meldrum, Master Cameron Mathieson Brown, Rory's Reel 16. Jigs - Humours of Castle Lyons, Barbara's Jig, Nell Flaherty's Jig, The Irish Washerwoman 17. Polka - Accordion Polka 18. 6/8 Marches - Murdo MacKenzie of Torridon, Lochiel's Welcome to Glasgow 19. Pipe Reels - Dr Macinnes Fancy, MacLaine of Loch Buie, The Piper of Drummond 20. Tribute to Roddy MacMillan - Farewell My Love 21. 4/4 Marches - Donal Abu, Follow My Highland Soldier 22. 2/4 Marches - Balkan Hills, Pat and Derek of Tandem Band 23. Bonnie Dundee - Bonnie Dundee, 10th Bn HLI Crossing the Rhine, Cock of the North 24. Black Mountain Reel - The Girl I Left Behind Me, Willie Brewed a Peck of Malt, New High Level, Flora Anne McNab, Highland Lassie

Price £12.00 (Free Postage)

Nicola Morrison
SMR157CD
Nicola Morrison
An Ataireachd Ard

This CD includes 16 tracks of Traditional Scottish Accordion Music by Nicola Morrison and her Ceilidh Band. Nicola plays piano accordion, Roya MacLean plays harmony accordion, Jacqui MacDonald plays piano keyboard and Heather Fraser plays drums.

Tunes
1. 2/4 Marches Millbank Cottage, Mrs H L MacDonald of Dunacht
2. 6/8 Marches Braemar Gathering, Heights of Cassino
3. Highland Schottische  Caite am bi na Maraichean, Mac An Irish, Kennag Mor, Domhnall Dubh an Domhnallaich
4. Gaelic Waltz Eilidh , Te bhan Te bhan, Se Siabost as boidhche leam, A nighneag a ghraidh
5. Jigs Ken Muirs On and Awa, Muckin o' Geordies Byre, The Atholl Highlanders
6. 2/4 Marches Lady Lever Park, Pipe Major Willie Grey's Farewell to The Glasgow Police
7. Slow Air An Iasgair
8. Reels  Hamish's Tune, Highland Lassie, The Boatie Rows, Aiken Drum
9. 4/4 Marches 51st Highland Division, Loch Ruan, Flett From Flotta
10. Waltz Mist Covered Mountains, Farewell to Fitzallen, Farquhar and Hettie's Waltz
11. Highland Schottische Brochan Lom, Sabhal Iain 'Ic Uisdean (MacEwans Barn), Calum Beag, Domhnall Magaidh air an Eathair
12. Jigs Ness Bothan, Kesh Jig, Cornerhouse Jig, Donald Iain Rankin
13. Reels Mairis Wedding, Barnyards of Delgaty, Horo My Nut Brown Maiden, Tha Mi Sgith, Mairis Wedding
14. Medley Col. MacLean of Ardgour, Susan MacLeod, The Brolum
15. 6/8 Marches Ballochyle, Angus MacKinnon
16. Slow Air An Ataireachd Ard

Price £12.00 (Free Postage)

Our Favourite Dances - Donny and Dianes Highland Ceilidh Band - CD
SMR156CD
Our Favourite Dances
Donny and Diane's Highland Ceilidh Band

This CD includes 15 tracks of Traditional Scottish Accordion Music by Donny and Diane's Highland Ceilidh Band. 14 tracks are dances.

Tunes/Dances
1. MEDLEY The Old Wife of the Mill Dust, Duncan MacKay of Halkirk, Stornoway Castle
2. GAY GORDONS Duncan McInnes, Miss Delicia Chisholm
3. POSTIES JIG Paddy O'Rafferty, Walking the Floor, Kenmure's On and Awa', The Glasgow Gaelic Club
4. SOUTHERN ROSE WALTZ A Leisgich Oig, Island of Lewis, The Strathmore Meeting
5. WHITE HEATHER FOXTROT Willie Crawford, Crags of Stirling
6. BLACK MOUNTAIN REEL The Girl I Left Behind Me, Willie Brewed a Peck of Malt, New High Level, Flora Anne McNab, Highland Lassie
7. BREAKAWAY BLUES Fraulein, When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold, Take These Chains
8. EVE THREE-STEP  Redford Cottage, Maids of Kintail
9. VICTORY WALTZ Calum and Ishbel Stewart, Autumn Dream
10. BARN DANCE Seonag Anderson, Alastair and Jessie MacInnes
11. BONNIE DUNDEE Bonnie Dundee, 10th Bn HLI Crossing the Rhine, Cock of the North
12. NEW KILLARNEY WALTZ Waltz for Catherine, Wee Lachie's Tune
13. REEL OF THE 51st DIVISION The Drunken Piper, Babes in the Wood, Greenwood Side, The Drunken Piper
14. BRITTANIA TWO-STEP Murdo and Dolina MacLeod, Seamus MacNeil
15. GAY GORDONS TWO-STEP Battle of Waterloo, Eden Court March

Price £12.00 (Free Postage)


SMR144CD

 

Donny and Diane - In the Traditional Way

This CD includes 14 tracks of Traditional Scottish Accordion Music by Donny & Diane's accordion duo. 

Tunes
Peter and Nan MacArthur of Laxdale, Pibroch O' Donal Dhu, Balkan Hills, Pat and Derek of Tandem Band, Drumdelgie, Tailor's Wedding, Contented Wi' Little, Mi Seo Nam Aonar, Fear a Bhata, Se Siabost, Archie Gideon McNab, Archie MacPhee of Benbecula, Dream Valley of Glendaruel, Mrs MacLeod of Raasay, Lucas John King, The Old Rustic Bridge, Shores of the Hebrides, Old Traditional Reel, MacLaine of Loch Buie, The Piper of Drummond, Morag's Wedding, Munlochy Bridge, Traigh Stir, Loch O' The Romach, Star O' Rabbie Burns, A Man's A Man, The Royal Scots Polka, Burning of the Piper's Hut, Caisteal a Ghlinne, O 's ann tha mo Ghaolsa Thall, Mhairi Bhoidheach

Price £12.00 (Free Postage)

Focus On Accordion Music - Compilation
SMR143CD
Focus On Accordion Music
Compilation

This CD includes 16 tracks of Accordion Music by Jimmy Cassidy, Billy McGuire, Peter Bruce, Donny & Diane's Highland Ceilidh Band, Davie Stewart & His Band, Wayne Robertson and Tandem Ceilidh Band. These tracks are from previous video and DVD releases and will be a pleasure for anyone who enjoys accordion music.

Tunes
Morino Polka, O Donal Abu, Follow My Highland Soldier, The Dashing White Sergeant, Hull's Victory, The Tullamore Piper, Bonnie Banchory, Memories of Grant, Marche des Patineur, Rakes Of Kildare, Nell Flaherty's Drake, A Dram Before You Go, My Native Highland Home, My Own Lass, Hey Ho My Bonnie Lass, Renfrewshire Militia, P/M George Ross' Farewell to the Black Watch, Glenbirnie Rant, The Blackberry Bush, The Rookery, Colonel MacLeod's Reel, Rattle the Cash, Mr Charles Don's Favourite, Johnny Depp In Never-Neverland, Rob and Mary McCombie's Jig, MacGregor of Rora, Jim and Flora Best of Cardross, The Gentle Milkmaid, Merle Siffleur, Loch Lomond, The Rowan Tree, Bonny Gallowa', The Devils in the Kitchen, Miss Drummond Of Perth,
A A Cameron, Clarinet Polka, Farewell To The Tay, Innes King's Jig, Drummond Castle

Price £12.00 (Free Postage)

The Westie Way - Donny and Diane's Highland Ceilidh Band
SMR142CD
The Westie Way
Donny & Diane's Highland Ceilidh Band

This CD includes 14 tracks of Scottish Music which is mainly traditional tunes along with compositions by Donny and Diane. Donny plays 5-Row Button Key MIDI Accordion, Diane plays Piano MIDI Accordion and on Harmony Piano Accordion, Davie Stewart. This release is also on DVD which features Lachie MacSporran, Donny's family pet.

Tunes - Click on MP3 links to hear samples
Ho Ro Mo Nighean Donn Bhoidheach (MP3), A Trip To Ireland, Farewell To the Tay, Innes Kings Jig, Drummond Castle, Hi Ho Hiram, Mary MacLeod Of Upper Shader, Guma Slan Don Ribhinn Oig (MP3), Nigheann Donn Na Meall-Shuilean A Maighdinn-Mhara, Carlobhagh, Heights Of Cassino (MP3), Bob Laing Of Caputh, Renfrewshire Militia (MP3), P/M George Ross Farewell To The Black Watch, The Rose Tree (MP3), The Duke Perth, Knowehead Cottage, Ella King, Bloody Fields Of Flanders (MP3), The Hebridean Heroes In Flanders, Donnas Tune, Caledonian March, Shaw M Smith, O Theid Mi Fhin (MP3), Bodach As An Duthaich, S ann An Ile, Tir Na Gaisgeach, Eilean Mo Ghaoil, Eilean beag donn a Chuain, Hector and Eleanor Nicolsons March, Captain Duncan Gordon Of Coll Lewis, Oidhche Mhath Leibh, Goodnight And Joy Be With You.

Price £12.00 (Free Postage)

Mull's High Bens To Ireland's Green Glens
SMR121CD
Mull's High Bens to Ireland's Green Glens

This CD includes 15 tracks of Scottish and Irish music and song. Music is provided by Donny and Dianes Highland Ceilidh Band and vocals are by Full Steam Ahead (Neil MacLeod and Iain Barrie).

Tunes/Songs
Donal Abu, Follow My Highland Soldier, Lilting Banshee, Round The Irish Coast, The Jolly Beggarman, Twa Recruiting Sergeants, Spancil Hill, The Green Glens Of Antrim, Gentle Mother, MacGregor Of Rora, Jim And Flora Best Of Cardross, The Gentle Milkmaid, Carrickfergus, Braes Of Marr, Kennag Mor, Donnie And Eileen Campbells Jig, O As I Was Kissed Yestreen, Molly Of The Golden Locks, The Stacks Of Barley, The Minstrels Fancy, Horo My Nut Brown Maiden, Home Boys Home, Bold O Donoghue, Mr McGuire, Londonderry Air, The Sally Gardens, Alex Frasers March, Calum MacLeod Of Upper Shader, The Hills Of Kerry, Mist Covered Mountains, Mull Of The High Bens.

Price £12.00 (Free Postage)

 








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